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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the cases and controls, Jan – Dec 2012

From: Enteric pathogens and factors associated with acute bloody diarrhoea, Kenya

Variable Cases n (%) Controls n (%) Total n (%)
Gender
 Male 124 (42) 173 (33) 297 (37)
 Female 160 (56) 346 (67) 506 (63)
Age Group
  <5 years 63 (22) 72 (14) 135 (17)
 5- < 11 years 12 (4) 23 (5) 35 (4)
 11- < 18 years 33 (12) 25 (5) 58 (7)
 18-65 years 166 (59) 372 (74) 538 (69)
 >65 years 7 (2) 9 (2) 16 (2)
Residence
 Kilifi 174 (61) 329 (63) 503 (62)
 Nairobi West 110 (39) 192 (37) 302 (38)